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wonderful time here covering the oscars. hollywood's biggest stars took to the stage to really honor the biggest films of the year and the biggest award of the night, best picture went to "argo." from high-end fashion on the oscar red carpet, to host seth macfarlane's red hot opening number. >> are you okay? >> i am now. >> reporter: where he first mocked his own dark sense of humor. then turned on his high class charm. it was an exciting kickstart to the 85th annual academy awards. christoph waltz won best supporting actor. and best supporting actress anne hathaway her first oscar. >> it is such an honor, thank you. >> reporter: this year's show was jam packed with musical numbers, including tributes to "chicago," "les
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miserables," and the 50th anniversary of james bond with "skyfall" and adele taking home an oscar for best original song. >> believe in me all the time. >> reporter: best director went to -- >> ang lee. >> thank you, movie god. >> reporter: jennifer lawrence won best actress. >> you guys are just standing up because you feel really bad that i fell. that's really embarrassing, but thank you. this is nuts. >> reporter: and best actor went to daniel day-lewis. >> three years ago, before we decided to do a straight swap, i had actually been committed to play margaret thatcher. >> reporter: then the award everyone was waiting for, best picture. >> "argo." congratulations. >> i think everyone who did anything with this movie gets thanks. >> reporter: it was so great to see ben affleck win the oscar
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for "argo" and best picture. as you can see in the wee hours of the morning in hollywood, a lot of people are still celebrating. we have the governor's ball behind me. charlize theron walked by. 1,500 people wining and dining behind me here this morning. reporting live, brandi hitt. back to you in the studio. is >> you have such a terrible assignment this evening. we feel so bad for you. brandi, i have to ask you, i'm on the fence about seth macfarlane's performance. what is the reaction how he did as a host? >> good question, diana. i'm on the fence a little too. he is provocative and he's kind of criticized online about being too provocative and not finding a rhythm. some people have taken to
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twitter saying he did a horrible job. one person writing my 9-year-old doesn't think he's funny. what happened to amy poehler and tina fey taking the spot. but he did a lot of what seth macfarlane does. you saw him wearing a nun costume. you saw him do hand puppets and a song about boobs. that's the kind of person we were expecting to see, and that's what seth macfarlane does well. what did you think? >> he made an impression, right? >> i don't know yet. >> it seemed divided. some people thought he was fantastic. so clearly he did some things right. >> i agree. >> did you notice any overall fashion trends on the red carpet? >> a couple of fashion trends. don't know if you saw jennifer lawrence wearing that light pink. a lot of muted tones. amy adams. and on the flip side of that, you saw a lot of the glitter, and we saw nicole kidman wearing the sequin dress. we saw that in jessica chastain. so a lot of people went mute, or a lot of people went more exotic
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and extravagant and beaded. naomi watts' dress was a unique neckline, as well. she went with that silver beaded gown. what did you think? >> that was my favorite, brandi. i loved naomi watts' look. i loved the entire sparkle. she was my favorite by far. >> and not too shabby yourself, brandi. >> thank you. bob mackie, i went for glitter myself just a little bit. >> right on. that's all i can say, because i work with you. don't want to get sent to human resources. abc's brandi hitt reporting live from los angeles. keep it right here on abc news all morning long as we cover the oscars. later on this half hour, we'll get some expert analysis on the big night and take you back to l.a. live on "america this morning" and "good morning america." now to washington and those budget cuts looming this friday. members of congress are returning today after a recess. they are in the middle of a showdown over an automatic
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budget cut which could cancel daycare for thousands of kids, lead to flight delays and impact the nation's defense. congress is under pressure to do something, but both sides say that does not appear likely. >> unless the republicans are willing to compromise and do a balanced approach, i think it will kick in. >> it will kick in, but you're not going to see $85 billion all of a sudden shrink from the federal government. >> those cuts will be phased in over the next seven months. but no workers would be furloughed for at least one month. president obama's message to the nation's governors last night was about bipartisanship. the governors attended a special dinner at the white house. the president said he's looking for good partners and called on members of both parties to work with him. the president is expected to speak directly about the budget stalemate when he meets again with the governors today. barring a last-minute settlement, the bp oil trial is set to open this morning in new orleans. 200 million gallons of oil
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flowed into the gulf of mexico following an explosion nearly three years ago. bp faces billions in dollars of fines for violating the clean water act. the oil giant already reached a settlement for its criminal actions. the vatican investigating damaging claims against the top catholic cleric in britain. three priests and one former priest accusations date back to the 1980s. o'brian denies he did anything wrong. at least two other cardinals are facing pressure and criticism for alleged cases of sexual abuse. all that comes as pope benedict gets ready to resign on thursday. an estimated 100,000 people were at the vatican for benedict's final appearance is scheduled for wednesday to general audience. the pope might be aging, but he's not as old as this guy. he's 101 years old. we're telling you about him only because he's finally hanging up his competitive running shoes at 101.
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>> remarkable. he's known as the world's oldest marathoner. yesterday he finished the last ten kilometers of the marathon in hong kong. as far as competing, he says it's time to retire, but he adds he might run again to raise money for charities. he's 101 years old. >> and by the way, he only took up running when he was 89 years old as a way to overcome the death of his wife and son, which happened in quick succession. a runner? >> i'll treadmill at the gym, but that's about it. >> congratulations at doing that at 101, things i can don't at 32. >> makes me think there might be a marathon in my future. >> when you turn 89. >> i'll wait until i'm 89. coming up, we're returning to our top story and the swanky gift celebrities will take home from the oscars. but first, the safety risks for nascar spectators. what can be done to protect fans from accidents like this one on the race track? you're watching "world news now."
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she briefly led the race in lap 90 but lost the lead after two laps. daytona had a dangerous start during saturday's preliminary race, a horrific crash involving a dozen cars. >> one car smashed into the fence and broke into pieces. some of the pieces flew into the stands, injuring at least 28 people. so do the millions of americans who attend pro sports events understand the risks? abc's linzie janis reports. >> oh, my god! >> reporter: shock and horror as fans realized what just happened. this cell phone footage captured their sheer disbelief. but this crash at the daytona track isn't the first time racing fans have been hit with flying debris. >> there's been another accident, involving one of our leaders, and a wheel flying over the fencing. >> reporter: in 1998 at the race in michigan, parts of a car hurdled into the stands, killing three fans. and the deadliest crash in racing history, this 1955
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struck in the jaw by a shard from a broken bat. 12 surgeries later, she's suing the dodgers for medical expenses. >> i see people sitting so close with their children. i don't think they have any idea how dangerous this really is. >> reporter: linzie janis, abc news, new york. >> really remarkable that nobody died in that. >> that's right. you go to these events and there are some events you think this might be a little too dangerous. nascar is one of them. but baseball? >> you wouldn't expect that at baseball. >> especially not a shard of a bat. here's what's interesting what happened with the nascar thing. apparently the car and the debris will be taken to see if there is anything wrong. so it is being analyzed. >> and that the driver lived in that car, that's just remarkable the technology they have these days. in a moment, we'll return to other top story, the oscars. >> we'll be right back. "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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welcome back. welcome back. the big story this morning, of course, is the academy awards. >> you think? joining us to talk more about the oscars, brianne heldman. bureau chief for yahoo! entertainment. >> we have to kick off with "argo." won best picture. was it expected or unexpected? >> i think it was a bit expected. what was really exciting was seeing a movie win for best picture that had not been nominated for best director. the last time that happened was 1989 with "driving miss daisy." >> do you think the public got behind this? do you think it built some sympathy having that dynamic built in? >> i definitely think it built some sympathy but it is a great movie that deserved a best picture win. >> moving on to the winner of the best actress. this is jennifer lawrence. i think everybody expected her
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to win, but they didn't expect what happened on stage to happen. >> first, she had that wardrobe malfunction at the sag awards and now she totally face planted. poor girl. but she recovered well. she's so sweet. love her. >> do you think she remembers the statue or the fall tonight? >> i think she's really embarrassed about the fall. she's just such a wonderfully normal girl. anyone would be. >> people are buzzing about it. can't be all that bad. >> i think what everybody is going to be buzzing about tomorrow is the performance of the night. seth macfarlane, kind of out of left field. not a lot of people expected him to be the choice. how did he do? >> i thought he did great. i thought he was funny. he added a youthful vigor to the show that it needed after billy crystal left. i thought he was just the right amount of racy, the song and dance. it was great. >> there were those moments where you just felt uncomfortable, but in a strange way, that's his job, right? >> he definitely still had
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those. he mocked ben affleck and he mocked the kardashians and made a chris brown and rihanna joke. went over only okay. but i thought it was great. it was funny. >> do you think people are going to be saying tomorrow, because he had the whole bit at the very beginning with all of the headlines that are going to be popping up tomorrow, which of those headlines do you think is going to be true, worst, mediocre or he nailed it? >> i don't think they're going to say he was the best oscar host ever, but i think he did a good job. i think people will commend him for it >> i think there was a lot of ricky gervais missing. i was waiting to see more of the racy stuff, weren't you? >> a little bit. but those awkward moments were racy enough for him. >> he didn't do a single voice. everybody was expecting to hear ted. nobody. we heard seth macfarlane and nothing but seth macfarlane the whole show. >> what do you think is going to be the legacy? what do you think he's going to be remembered for when tonight is remembered in ten years?
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what is the one moment of tonight that stood out? >> one of the first moments of the first show, the song and dance "we saw your boobs." no one's not going to talk about that. >> let's talk about the singing in regards to "les mis." you have all those actors and actresses up there singing. do you think it went over well? >> i think it went well. i also think the show felt like it was running long and it was one of the things that could have been chopped. personally that's how i felt about it. >> there was some musical moments that you did enjoy. >> absolutely. i loved all of the singing and dancing at the beginning of the show. i had no idea that charlize theron could dance like that. it was amazing. >> and there was one moment that you thought was really spectacular, the first lady. >> i mean, i was floored to see it. nobody knew that was coming. it was a really well kept secret. she looked amazing, sparkles and rocking those bangs.
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even ben affleck said backstage he felt like he was hallucinating when she announced "argo" as the best picture. >> thank you so much for joining us. and we'll be right back. i'm only in my 60's... i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i looked at my options. then i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. call now and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, it helps pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and could save you thousands in out-of-pocket costs. to me, relationships matter.
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and limited edition painting so you can go to the academy awards, lose and still walk away a winner. >> i would wear those ugly sneakers just to tell people where i got them. let's talk about botox and procedures like these. this apparently americans prefer this than saving on other bills. tough times, people are still spending on plastic surgery. these minimally invasive surgeries. the figures are all up. they rose 5% in the last year. chemical peels, botox, laser hair removal, cosmetic surgical procedures are going down 2%. >> so they're doing this instead of? >> implants are still number one. and breast reduction for men are still number one. among the surgical procedures. but the nonsurgical procedures are skyrocketing. >> and they're doing this instead of paying bills. here's something you guys are going to be talking about all day.
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we're moving on to new jersey now. there's a man, 32 years old. police stopped him, smelled marijuana and said can we check your car? they found nothing. they still arrested him on an outstanding warrant. they go to the police house and do an internal and external check and they found 100 bags of marijuana in his anus. >> where the sun don't shine. >> i said the word, anus. >> how do you do that? >> i don't know. he's been practicing. let's talk porn, everybody. there's a new book out that answers everything you want to know. put up the picture. now that i put everything together. this is what supposedly the average porn star looks like, and she's not real, she's a compilation of all these people. the book is called "deep inside." this is what the average porn star looks like. 5'7", 117 pounds. caucasian women. let me throw out some things.
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this morning on "world news now," hollywood's big night. >> and the oscar goes to -- >> from the biggest academy award winners and the best dressed on the red carpet. >> to the memorable performances on stage. and funny man seth macfarlane's role as host to make everyone laugh. >> i saw "lincoln." >> this is a special edition of "world news now." it's monday, february 25th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. i'm diana perez. >> and i'm john muller in for
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rob nelson. the big awards were spread across a handful of blockbusters, including a major upset. >> abc's brandi hitt is live in los angeles with all of the highlights, including what happened on the red carpet, including what happened on stage. there is a lot to get to, brandi, and we want to hear everything that you have to tell us about this wonderful night out in l.a. >> what an exciting time here at the oscars. hollywood's biggest stars and some of the biggest films of the year were honored, which "argo," which took home the oscar for best picture. from high-end fashion on the oscar red carpet, to host seth macfarlane's red hot opening number. >> are you okay? >> i am now. >> reporter: where he first
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mocked his own dark sense of humor. then turned on his high class charm. it was an exciting kickstart to the 85th annual academy awards. "django unchained's" won best supporting actor and anne hathaway won her first oscar. >> it's just such an honor. thank you. >> reporter: this year's show was also jam packed with musical numbers, including tributes to "chicago," "les miserables," and the 50th anniversary of james bond, with "skyfall" and adele taking home to oscar for best original song. >> believing in me all the time. >> reporter: best director went to -- >> ang lee. >> thank you, movie god. >> reporter: jennifer lawrence won best actress. >> you guys are just standing up because i fell and that's really embarrassing, but thank you. this is nuts. >> reporter: and best actor went
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to daniel day-lewis. >> three years ago, before we decided to do a straight swap, i had actually been committed to play margaret thatcher. >> reporter: then the award everyone was waiting for, best picture. >> "argo." >> it's like everyone in the movie, anyone did anything on this movie gets thanks. >> reporter: it was great to see ben affleck celebrating when "argo" won best picture. and the celebrations are continuing at this hour. just moments ago, we saw daniel day-lewis and quentin tarantino walk by with oscars in hand, when they were celebrating at the governor's ball. reporting live from hollywood, brandi hitt, abc news. now back to you. >> our thank you to abc's brandi hitt live in los angeles. >> to the inside scoop on the oscars now, joining us is brianne, new york bureau chief for yahoo! entertainment. >> it was a great night.
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i felt "argo" was the best movie of the year. it was great to see it awarded the best picture. >> this hasn't happened in a long, long time. >> that's correct. it was the first time a movie has won best picture that was not nominated for best director since 1989 for "driving miss daisy." that was quite a movie. >> you think ben affleck handled gracefully? >> i thought he was a class act. amazing. amazing. i loved him. and he said backstage that he felt like he was hallucinating hearing michelle obama saying "argo" won best picture. >> speaking of taking things gracefully, jennifer lawrence. >> oh, boy, poor girl. after the sag awards wardrobe malfunction, now this. she face planted hard on her way up to accepting best actress. she handled it with grace. she's so cool and she's going to go home and feel so embarrassed. even though she won best actress. >> you win and you lose on the same night. >> we think she's going to be
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okay. she's going to be fine, she's going to be great. it was a great night. >> no such thing as bad publicity. >> and seth macfarlane? quite a performance. >> he was excellent. i loved the youthful vigor he brought to the show. he gave it the song and dance that the older audience wanted to see. he brought the snarkiness that you expect from a ricky gervais or a great comedian. i thought it was the best of both worlds. >> our thanks to brianne heldman for being with us this morning. and our coverage of the oscars does not end here. we will look at the most unusual moments on stage later in "the skinny" and take you again live to los angeles and also on "good morning america." so keep it right here on abc news. another major headline this morning. the political drama in washington over the budget cuts. president obama warned the nation's governors last night that the impact will be felt on people of all ages in every state. congress is returning from the president's holiday today under pressure to do something. but both sides are pessimistic.
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as part of the bail he was granted on friday, oscar pistorius fulfilled his first requirement today by signing in, in a place station in south africa. he was required to do that twice a week as he awaits trial for murdering his girlfriend reeva steenkamp. her parents talked about it all in their first interview on south african tv. >> we plan to come up with the honest truth. >> her mother also said pistorius' family sent flowers after reeva's death. she called them meaningless. pistorius claims he shot her by accident, mistaking her for an intruder. and oscar pistorius isn't the only one in his family with legal problems. his brother, carl, is facing charges after a fatal crash, and his case stems from an accident in 2008 which claimed the life of a motorcyclist. tests proved he had not been
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drinking at the time of the accident. an attorney for the pistorius family claims carl is also innocent. a trial over the gulf oil spill is set to open this morning in new orleans. bp faces billions in fines for violations of the clear water act. the justice department and the five states affected by the spill had been working behind the scenes on a settlement but couldn't agree. the trial could last months. the central plains bracing for another round of blinding snow after getting slammed by a huge storm last week. this latest blizzard could dump up to 16 inches of snow from texas to kansas today. warnings are posted from new mexico to michigan. abc's clayton sandell reports from denver. >> reporter: denver's biggest storm yet this winter hit in darkness. by daylight, icy roads and highways turned driving into a dangerous game of traffic pinball. >> there's a car spinning out live on the air right here. >> reporter: high winds plus snow equaled whiteout headaches for drivers. even big rigs needed chains.
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nearly 100 plows deployed around denver, struggling to keep up with the blizzard dumping snow as fast as two inches an hour. the storm is forcing homeless shelters to open early. the denver rescue mission is at capacity. 465 people will stay here out of the cold. at the airport, about 200 flights were canceled. but for joe ratlage and bailey, the weather isn't all that bad. >> this is the best. i've been waiting for this all year. i haven't used my snowshoes until right now. >> reporter: we've already seen about 9 inches here. by the time this storm moves on, denver will get about a foot of snow, two feet in the mountains. clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> here's your monday forecast. that storm hitting the plains could bring gusty winds and possible tornados from new orleans to tallahassee. heavy rain from little rock, memphis and atlanta. snow from the cascades to colorado rockies, rain around seattle and portland. >> 42 in boise. 36 in salt lake city.
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mostly 30s in the nation's midsection. 40s in the northeast. when you see these next pictures, you're going to wonder how no one was killed or injured. check it out. a car landed up lodged on the roof of a house in houston. >> that is crazy. police say it must have been going about 90 miles an hour when it hit an embankment, launched into the air, crashed into one house and landed upside down on a second house. no one at either home was injured. the driver walked away with barely a scratch. the driver walked away with barely a scratch. >> onlookers were in disbelief. >> a big crane was brought in and pulled the car out ten hours after the crash. so the driver survives. now he's got to pay for the car and damage to two homes. >> can you imagine? he's sitting in the front seat going sorry, didn't mean it. >> lucky for him. man, oh man. these are the kinds of stories we like telling. coming up, taking drastic action when pet dogs and cats get too fat.
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when a meteorite slammed into a russia town about a week ago, we were able to see images almost instantly. >> that's because of the growing popularity of dash cams in russian cars. here is a report on these cameras and why they're so popular. >> reporter: it's not every day you catch a falling star, like this massive meteor streaking across the sky last week. these are the latest images from that near catastrophe. but in russia, you would be surprised what you can catch on tape. crazy scenes on russia's reckless roads. recorded on dash cams that are exploding in popularity in russia. they're used for insurance reasons, but the madness they capture is going viral on youtube. the cringe-worthy crashes. the death-defying smashes. and the truly bizarre. real-life road warriors, from helicopters, to tanks.
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from roadside fighting to fighter jets. this camera even caught a plane crash. cameras aren't just creating youtube gold, they serve an important purpose by trying to figure out who is at fault in an accident. cameras also catch crooked cops. an insurance scam, like this man who may have been trying to get hit by a car. we went for a test drive with the editor in chief of russia's automobile magazine. how do i possibly explain these videos to americans? >> welcome to russia, okay? >> reporter: he says these dash cams are shaming drivers into better behavior. even so, it's a good idea to buckle up and keep a sharp eye on the road. >> apparently russia has one of the highest accident rates in the world. so it's a good idea to have the dash cam. >> not only that, but that also explains why we're getting so
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many videos from russia. it's happening constantly over there. i want to go back to that meteorite. it was literally in moments that we were -- and it was happening -- things were happening in russia and we were getting them half a world away. even things here in america don't happen that quickly. >> i thought all these people were driving and pulling out their cell phones. now we know. >> that's incredible. >> good piece. >> i need dash cam. >> i think we ought to get one of those. but of course, we live in manhattan. >> there's no need for a dash cam here. >> we'll get like a little miner's headlight cam. just walk around. >> good idea. coming up, "the skinny" on the oscars. >> from the amazing musical acts to all the funny business. you don't want to go away. "world news now" continues you don't want to go away. "world news now" continues after this from our abc
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♪ skinny, so skinny skinny in the house! >> willis came out from the woodwork on that one. >> willis stood up for you guys, because it is oscar night. >> it is. >> willis, hold on now. you lost us. >> that wasn't me. >> willis is hard at work, as you can tell. we want to give to our oscar edition of "the skinny" tonight. we're excited about this. we have all of the top winners. here we go. best picture, winner, "argo." >> everybody loved this movie.
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ben affleck handled it with such grace. >> and he deserved it, because he didn't get director nomination, which is terrible. last time that didn't happen and the movie still won, 1989, "driving miss daisy." the fact that it happened two decades later and he wasn't nominated is upsetting to a lot of people. he was happy and first lady was the one that said his name. >> is that cool or what? and it delivered him a lot of sympathy. and it made him like the underdog after all that. so it worked out. >> and everybody got the "jaws" music, but he didn't. >> and the best director, the winner goes to ang lee, "life of pi." beautiful, well-shot movie. this is his second best director win. >> this is a beautiful movie, the fact that they were able to bring this tiger and child together and make it look like it was happening before your eyes and they never even touched water. they were never in the ocean, that's pretty intense. >> he talked about what a big sell it was to get people to back him on this because it was
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like a leap of faith. but i think they're happy they did it now. >> kind of like "jaws," but much better. a total success. next one, we have best actress. jennifer lawrence for "silver linings playbook." now, the problem with this win, everybody expected it because she came out of her element and she's going to win a lot of oscars in her time. but she fell on her way up. it's is second time she's had a faux pas happen in an awards show. she handled it gracefully. everyone is just sad to see it happen again. >> you have the high and the low of the night. she got the statue, that's all that matters. best actor, daniel day-lewis, "lincoln." >> there's not much to say. he's amazing. >> he is amazing. i was wondering about his speech. he was funny in his daniel day-lewis way, talking about how meryl streep should have played lincoln and he should have played margaret thatcher. kind of odd daniel day-lewis, but that's what you would expect. >> he is a little odd, but that's okay. moving on, we want to talk about the top moment of the night. if you were watching, you know what we're going to say. the "les miserables" number,
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incredible. it felt like the entire cast was up there, anne hathaway, hugh jackman. and the voices, the fact that they were performing live and their voices were spectacular. i loved it. next moment was ted on stage. hilarious. if you remember ted, that is the voice of seth macfarlane. he was up there doing his bit. he was hilarious. need i say more? no, i don't. moving on. >> you would never think that would work, but it does. >> seth macfarlane, a lot of people critical on him, some people saying he was great. let's listen to some of his opening. ♪ meryl streep, we saw your boobs ♪ ♪ naomi watts in mulholland drive ♪ ♪ angelina jolie, we saw your boobs ♪ ♪ they made us feel excited and alive ♪ ♪ anne hathaway we saw your boobs in brokeback mountain ♪ >> so there you have it. a lot of uncomfortable moments.
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you sort of expect that and he brought a lot of freshness to the show. love him or not, it was still very fresh. >> we want to get to the very last bit. our colleague, robin roberts, was on the red carpet and she looked absolutely stunning in a mark bower number in cobalt blue and she owned it. beautiful. and we love that she's back. >> we really do. like it has for so many people before. when taking lunesta, don't drive or operate machinery until you feel fully awake. walking, eating, driving, or engaging in other activities while asleep, without remembering it the next day, have been reported. lunesta should not be taken together with alcohol. abnormal behaviors may include aggressiveness, agitation, hallucinations, or confusion. in depressed patients, worsening of depression, including risk of suicide, may occur. alcohol may increase these risks. allergic reactions such as tongue or throat swelling occur rarely and may be fatal. side effects may include unpleasant taste,
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♪ great song. >> brings me back to school. good segue. lots of ways to help people drop a few pounds. for us, there's a gym in just about every neighborhood. >> but for dogs it can be a tougher, especially if they have underlying issues like arthritis. now there's a doggy fat camp to the rescue. abc's tonya rivero has more. >> reporter: forget about the dog pound.
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this is the place where dogs go to lose the pound, at the doggy fat camp at oklahoma state university's veterinary hospital, you won't just see spot run, you'll see him jump, even walk on a treadmill. anything to get these pudgy pooches down to a healthy weight. >> we know that if they're obese, they will live two years on average less than a dog who is normal weight. so we want them to be there as long as possible. >> reporter: dr. laura is one of the doggy fat camp's on-staff veterinarians. among her canine clientele, coda, a newfoundland, who shed 25 pounds in the past three weeks thanks to her daily exercises. then there's magic, a labrador whose penchant for raiding her owner's pantry landed her here. >> she got into an entire bag of waffle chips. so we didn't weigh in. we thought we'd give her a grace
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period to wear that back off. >> reporter: the routine includes 20 minutes on the water treadmill twice a week, plus a strict diet of low calorie, high protein dog food. but it's not just about slimming down. these lucky dogs also get full-on spa treatments, even the most pampered humans might be jealous of. >> we offer low-level laser therapy, acupuncture, water treadmill, therapeutic exercise in a comfortable, safe way. >> reporter: not a dog person? no problem. the folks at doggy fat camp will also get your cat looking and feeling good, or should we say feline good. tonya rivero, abc news, new york. >> what happened to the days of just taking a ball outside and throwing it around? >> yeah, there you go. come on back. that one looks pretty good. what am i holding, a french bull dog? not bad at all. >> is that anything like the dog you like? >> i love just about every dog out there.
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be right back. this is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for two decades.
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it is the morning after. >> it came true. >> young hollywood in the spotlight. spills and all. >> you're just standing up because you feel bad i fell. >> the 86th academy awards show with its song and dance host. ♪ and the way you look tonight >> a night for laughs and music. and megawatt stars. even the first lady. >> and the oscar goes to -- >> we're live in hollywood with the fun, the fashion, and all-night parties. morning, everybody. i'm john muller in for rob nelson.
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>> and i'm diana perez. it was a night of surprises. including an upset win and the appearance from the white house. >> then there were the fashions, the faux pas and the face plants. we begin with craig gropper. in los angeles. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, john and diana. we're out here on a busy hollywood boulevard where they're breaking down and cleaning up what it took more than a week to put together. we're in front of the dolby theater. no one movie dominated. as expected, "argo" won best picture. >> "argo." >> there was little surprise that ben affleck's "argo" took top prize. the film's director clearly humbled by the win. >> i never thought that i would be back here. and i am. because of so many of you who are here tonight. ♪ angelina jolie >> reporter: hosted by the

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